While UXi® sites publish content using the WordPress Content Management System, they do not use the typical page layout files, hosting solution, or cPanel dashboard like many other WordPress sites.
A key feature is our Development Team's ability to make platform-wide updates to all UXi® sites at once. These updates include new features, plug-in updates, security improvements, etc. To accomplish this, we use a single code-base for all UXi® sites, custom databases, and a highly customized hosting infrastructure.
Another main focus for the UXi® platform is long-term site security. Unlike a lot of other standard hosting packages, all new features, security upgrades, plug-in updates are included with UXi® hosting. Since WordPress is a constantly changing platform, their sites may become highly vulnerable to hackers as their sites and plugins become out of date. This concern is greatly minimized with UXi® sites, as our team can make updates without any involvement from users.
Page layouts for UXi® sites do not use standard PHP files that are normally uploaded or downloaded via FTP. Instead, the layouts are built with the Front-End Editor. This creates entries in a custom database that is hosted on Amazon Web Hosting Servers.
Most typical sites host the files in directories like the ones listed below and use FTP to upload new files or create new directories.
- www.website.com (root)
However, UXi® sites do not use traditional hosting. The site files are not housed in a root directory like those shown above. We utilize a content delivery network, or CDN to host 100% of the files used for UXi® sites, so the site files also reside on Amazon Web Hosting servers.
cPanel and Hosting Access
Since the are no layout files or media assets hosted on the root domain, there is nothing to access with a standard hosting dashboard like cPanel, Plesk, or Webmin.
Because of this unique file and database architecture, there is not an option to move the entire site to a new server or send layout files.
If you are interested in moving your website to another provider, then you can download a ZIP file containing the contents and files of your website (pages, posts, categories, tags, custom taxonomies, locations, and testimonials), which you can use to rebuild the website on your own host. Learn more about how to export the contents of your UXi® website.